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Exercise 108

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Write the following sentences, omitting the improper italicized words: 1. Its being he-him should make no difference.

I believed you to be she-her. 3. I saw the man whowhom they said had been elected. 4. We believed you to be sheher. 5. It is not he-him but 1-me whowhom he seeks. 6. Who-whom are you writing to? 7. Themthey that honor me I will honor. 8. They--them that believe in me shall be rewarded. 9. I am not so good a writer as he-him. 10. They write as well as weÚS. II. Who--whom did you see at the meeting? 12. Please let him he and I-me write on the board. 13. The man whowhom we saw is president. 14. Hehim that is guilty, we must punish.

15. He was a person whowhom could be depended upon.

16. If it had been me-1, I should have run. 17. Let himhe whowhom made thee answer this. 18. I was sure of its being he-him. 19. I saw the man whowhom the property belonged to. 20.

Did you find out whowhom the property belonged to ?

So long as weus Japanese exist as a part of the Creator's creation, we have the sense of feeling requisite to human beings.

These ever-changeless headlines in the newspapers must be quite as tiresome to sane Americans as they are to uswe Japanese.

23. Theythem that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

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24. Whowhom the gods would destroy they first make mad. 25.

The minister gave his services to those who whom he thought needed them most.

Exercise 109

Tell which of the italicized words are correct, and why : I. It is me-1, be not afraid. 2. Her brother is taller than she-her. 3. All of us we girls had a good time. 4. He said that he would invite you and me-I. 5. They-them that honor me, I will honor. 6. I know him/he to be the man. 7. If I were she-her, I would not go. 8. I believe it to be she-her. 9. He said that he would invite her and me-1. IO. It was not themthey. II. Whowhom did she ask for? 12. She said that she would write to you and me-1. 13. It was not meI; it was either you or he-him. 14. It may have been uswe whowhom you saw. 15. Is this for James and me-1, or for Ellen and me-I? 16. Let James and 1-me go too.

I was surprised at it-its being he-him. 18. Everyone has gone to the lake but you and me-1. 19. If I were himhe, I should not do so. 20. They said for you and I-me to come soon.

21. Boys like you and meI are expected to do what is right without being told.

22. I gave the watch to the man whowhom I thought was the owner.

23. I gave the watch to the man who whom I took to be the owner.

24. He left an invitation for Jack and I-me to visit him next Christmas.

25. It was sheher who told it, not me-1. 26. They lost no more than weus.

27. Students like you and sheher ought to advance rapidly.

28. You know who-whom I thought it was. 29. You know who-whom I thought it to be. 30. There are none of us left now but you and I-me. 31. I thought that her brother and she-her were going

with us.

32. You may send whoeverwhomsoever you wish.

Exercise 110

Tell which of the italicized words is correct, and why: 1. Everybody has gone except sheher and I-me. 2. They invited we us boys to go with them. 3. I heard of his-him going away.

4. There is very little in common between us and theythem.

5. There was no one at home but mother and me-1.
6. John's parents oppose him-his quitting school.
7. I am sure these books were intended for you and I

me.

8. How can I tell whowhom to trust?

9. Between and you and I-me, this is none of his business.

10. They invited Fanny and I-me to the wedding. II. Whowhom do you think will be nominated ?

Who whom do you think they will elect?

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13. Will you permit us, Charlie and me-1, to go to the game tomorrow ?

14. In fact, I know it to be he him.
15. I know who whom I serve.
16. You and I-me were walking together.
17. Neither you nor himhe is in histheir place.
18. Father left his money to Mary and me-I.

-1 19. Whowhom did he refer to, he-him or 1-me? 20. It was him-he whom who I meant.

Do you believe it is they--them? 22. I thought it to be he-him, but I am not sure.

23 We were betrayed by those whowhom we thought we could trust implicitly.

24. It appears to be him-he.
25. Do you think the guilty person to be me?
26. I have information as to who whom he is.

27. We recommend only those whowhom we think can pass the examination, and whowhom we know will do their work in a satisfactory manner.

28. He is a man whom whom I know to be honest.

29. The evidence proved it to be they--them who were guilty.

30. Whowhom do men say that I am ? 31.

I did not know whowhom to trust. 32. How can we tell who-whom to trust?

33. Do you know whowhom you can get to do the work?

INTERJECTIONS

An interjection is an exclamation, expressive of feeling. It has no dependence upon other words, and so is not in the same sense with the rest a part of speech:

Fie! how angry he is!

Exercise 111

GENERAL REVIEW

Correct such of the following sentences as are incorrect. Give reasons :

I. I have a red, white, and blue flag. (Three flags.) 2. The book was read by the old and young. 3. Him and me like to study grammar. 4. He is older than me.

5. I am going to visit my friends, them that live in town.

He prayed for his enemies, they whom he had reason to curse.

7. The boys story was believed. 8. David and Jonathans friendship was marvelous. 9. Albert and Marys shoes were lost in the fire. 10. I will meet you at Brown, the assayers office. II. The privilege is not theirs any more than it is ours.

12. The British Parliament are composed of king, lords, and commons.

13. The flock was scattered. 14. A mans' manners frequently influence his fortune. 15. Pupils should be polite to each other. 16. Cain was the oldest of the two. 17. Jupiter is the largest of all the other planets. 18. Have you been sick? You look bad. 19. How in the world can you write so rapid ? 20. A more wiser man than Solomon never lived. 21. We didn't find nobody to home. 22. Those sort of fountain pens work good. 23. Eve was the fairest of all her daughters. 24. Let everybody attend to their own business.

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